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1

What are the 2 types of movement?

Peristalsis- propels material along tract
Segmentation- churns material in small intestine

2

What are the 3 pairs of salivary glands?

Parotid
Sublingual
Submandibular

3

Functions of the stomach.

Produces pepsinogen and HCl. HCl converts pepsinogen to pepsin which is an enzyme that starts digestion of proteins.

4

What makes up the small intestine?

Duodenum
Jejunum
Ileum

5

Define nutrition.

The absorption of essential nutrients from food. The process by which food is assimilated into the body in order to nourish it for health, growth and recovery.

6

Define balanced diet.

A diet which contains all ingredients needed to maintain homeostasis and to prevent malnutrition.

7

What are the 4 layers from inside to outside of DS?

Mucosa
Submucosa
Muscularis externa
Serosa